Hoeven: CDC Awards More Than $1 Million to North Dakota Department of Health

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, who serves on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $1,072,585 to the North Dakota State Department of Health. The funding will be used to support scientific and health research to prevent and control diabetes, heart disease, obesity and strokes.

“It’s important for us to invest in research that will help us to better understand how we can prevent and treat chronic diseases,” Hoeven said. “This funding will support critical research that will do just that, and allow North Dakotans to continue to enjoy a high quality of life.”